NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 19, 1978
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(Studio) United States reactions to USSR conviction of several dissidents and 2 American reporters noted. President Carter's orders with regard to trade with USSR detailed.
REPORTER: David Brinkley (DC) Carter's meeting with congress leaders reported; their reactions to decision about trade with Sovs. stated. [Senator Henry JACKSON - commends President for trade move. States feelings about proposed sale of Univac computer to Tass news agency.] [Senator Frank CHURCH - states opinion of Carter's orders.] Amt. of oil in Siberia mentioned.
REPORTER: John Dancy
(Studio) Report on Texas company that exports oil equipment.
REPORTER: David Brinkley
(Dallas, Texas) Dresser Inds. film shown. Dresser Inds.' dealings with USSR in past outlined; proposed deal now under consideration described. Senator Henry Jackson's request that President Carter halt sale noted. [Dresser Vice President Ed LUTER - discusses effects on business of using exports to pressure for human rights.] State Department estimates of upcoming Soviet purchases in oil equipment stated.
REPORTER: George Lewis